Evidence Based Guidelines for Diabetes
Diabetes is a chronic disorder that is characterized by hyperglycemia, associated with major abnormalities in carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism and is accompanied by a marked propensity to develop relatively specific forms of renal, ocular, neurologic and premature cardiovascular disease.
Insulin dependent, ketosis prone. Insulin deficiency is due to islet cell loss. Occurs at any age, common in youth. Formerly called juvenile onset diabetes.
Non-insulin dependent. Ketosis is rare. More frequent in adults but can occur at any age. A complex metabolic disorder characterized by resistance to the action of insulin and a relative or predominant impairment of insulin secretion.
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